Practical Piano exams
Practical Piano exams consist of three pieces, scales and arpeggios, sight-reading, and aural tests.
Total marks in all individual Practical exams are 150. You need 100 marks to achieve Pass, 120 marks to pass with Merit and 130 marks to pass with Distinction.
There are eight grades of assessment. Select a grade using the links below to view the syllabus and supporting materials for that grade.
Find out about our Performance Grades, an alternative route to a graded music exam.
Download the 2019 & 2020 syllabus (PDF)